Be A Junior Ranger
Yorktown Junior Ranger Badge
Yorktown Battlefield has a Junior Ranger Program. The program was developed to allow families to learn together and are designed for children through age of 12. Each Junior Ranger Program takes about two hours to complete. Booklets can be purchased for $.96 from the gift shop. Experience the end of colonial America with the final major battle of the American Revolution to become a Yorktown Junior Ranger. Successful completion of the program earns a Certificate of Merit and a patch symbolizing the historic nature of the site.
Did You Know?
The Yorktown Monument to "The Alliance and Victory" was the first monument authorized by the Federal Government. It was authorized on October 29, 1781, just ten days after the victory at Yorktown. However, construction on the monument did not begin until 1881. It was completed in 1884.